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National Summary


Tonight persistent and heavy rain over the southwest will spread northeastwards with the risk of thundery downpours leading to localized flooding. Lowest temperatures will fall to between 8 to 12 degrees with light to moderate winds but in coastal areas cyclonic variable winds will increase fresh to strong and gusty, especially along southern and eastern coasts.


Tomorrow will be mostly cloudy with outbreaks of showery rain. In the west and north the rain will be persistent and heavy with the ongoing risk of thundery downpours leading to localized flooding. Top temperatures of just 14 to 17 degrees. Winds will be mostly moderate cyclonic variable but increasing fresh at times and in coastal areas winds will increase strong and gusty.


Summary: The next few days will be dominated by low pressure, resulting in changeable and unsettled conditions. Friday night: Becoming mostly dry in the west and northwest on Friday night with showers dying out and clear spells developing. Showers will continue for a time about southern and eastern areas, however, they’ll gradually become more isolated towards dawn. Lows of 9 to 12 degrees. Saturday: A brighter day with sunny spells and scattered showers. Temperatures recovering somewhat with highs of 17 to 20 degrees in light variable breezes. Sunday: Mainly dry over the western half of the country, with the best of the sunshine there. Cloudy periods further east, with scattered afternoon showers. Top temperatures of 18 to 21 degrees in light to moderate northwest breezes.Monday: Dry with sunny spells. Maximums of 18 to 22 degrees in light winds. Tuesday: Many places dry on Tuesday also, but probably generally cloudier than Monday with outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading into western parts later. Highs in the high teens or low twenties. Further Outlook: Current indications suggest cooler, fresher conditions are likely to make a return later in the week with further showers or frontal rain likely.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

East, 12 Knots, Recent drizzle, 21 Miles, 1003, Falling slowly

Dublin Airport

South-Southwest, 7 Knots, Recent rain shower, 10 Miles, 1005, Falling slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

South-Southwest, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 2 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1007, Falling slowly

Roches Point Automatic

South-Southwest, 20 Knots, Rain shower, 10 Miles, 1005, Falling slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

West-Southwest, 14 Knots, Cloudy, 15 Miles, 1006, Falling slowly

Valentia Automatic

West-Southwest, 11 Knots, Fair, 12 Miles, 1005, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

West-Southwest, 14 Knots, Fair, 16 Miles, 1003, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

Southwest, 13 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1002, Falling slowly

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

South-Southeast, 11 Knots, Wave ht:0.8 m, 1005, Falling slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

Report not available

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

South-Southwest, 8 Knots, Wave height not available, 1001, Falling slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

West, 21 Knots, Wave ht: 3.2 m, 1001, Falling slowly

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.

Weather Warnings

National Warning

Thundery rain leading to possible accumulations of 30 to 50mm in these areas.

Gale Warning

Southwesterly or cyclonic variable winds will reach Gale force 8 in the Irish Sea and along the southeast coast overnight.

Small Craft Warning

Southwesterly or cyclonic variable winds will reach force 6 to 7 on Irish coasts from Wicklow Head to Hook Head to Mizen Head this evening and tonight.\n\nFurther reaching Gale force 8 along the southeast coast overnight.

Blight Warning

Weather conducive to the spread of Potato Blight today, Thursday and Friday. There'll be few, if any, opportunities for spraying.